MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Meadow Heights volleyball team wins 12th straight in victory over St. Paul Lutheran
Gracie Cook hammered 10 kills as the Meadow Heights volleyball team posted its 12th consecutive win of the season in its 25-16, 17-25, 25-10 victory over St. Paul Lutheran (Farmington) on Friday in both teams' regular-season finale at Patton, Mo.
Josey Wahlers recorded 13 assists and seven kills for the Panthers and Molly Conrad also added seven kills. Makayla Smith notched 19 digs and three service aces while Ashley Allen finished with seven assists and three aces as Meadow Heights wrapped up its regular season with an 18-12 record. The Panthers, to date, have not lost a game the entire month of October with their last loss having come a month ago against Bollinger County rival Woodland.
St. Paul Lutheran ended its regular season at 15-7 following the loss.
Meadow Heights begins postseason play at 5 p.m. Monday in the Class 1 District 3 Tournament at Advance. The Panthers, seeded third, will take on sixth-seeded Bell City in the quarterfinals.
Advance 25 25, Woodland 19 17
Junior Alyssa Miles nailed nine kills and notched seven digs as the Hornets went out of the regular season with a bang and retained their conference title with the sweep of the Cardinals on the road in Marble Hill, Mo.
Senior Roz Schrader recorded five blocks and four kills for Advance (30-2, 7-0 SCAA Conference) and junior Nyah Wilson posted five blocks and five kills. Junior Meadow Morse served three aces and had four kills for the Hornets, who spoiled the Cardinals' senior night while wrapping up regular-season conference play undefeated to retain their title for the second year in a row. Sophomore Alandy Below added 20 assists, four kills, five digs, two aces and two blocks for Advance. The Hornets, who will host the Class 1 District 3 Tournament and are the top seed, will face the winner of Monday's 6 p.m. quarterfinal between fourth-seeded Zalma and fifth-seeded Oran at 8 p.m. that same night.
Woodland closed out its regular season at 23-4-3 and finished 5-2 in the conference. The Cardinals are the top seed in the Class 2 District 2 Tournament that they will also host and will take on the winner of Monday's quarterfinal between fourth-seeded Scott City and fifth-seeded Greenville at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the semifinals.
JV -- Advance won 25-17
Rock Bridge 4, Jackson 2
The Indians scored a goal in each half but the host Bruins came out on top in the opening round of the Rock Bridge Showcase in Columbia, Mo.
Jackson (12-4-2) will resume action at noon today against David H. Hickman.
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Notre Dame 3, Bayless 2
The Bulldogs wrapped up their regular season with a close win over the Bronchos at home.
Notre Dame (13-5-1) begins postseason play at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4 in the Class 2 District 1 Tournament at Perryville. The Bulldogs are the top seed and will go up against fourth-seeded St. Pius X (Festus).
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Notre Dame 184, MICDS 175, St. John Vianney 108, Saxony Lutheran 17
The Bulldogs placed first in five events to edge the host Rams by nine points in the four-team dual in the suburban St. Louis area.
200 medley relay -- 2. Notre Dame (Nicholas Hux, Joey LeGrand, Connor Hux, Drew Barber) 1:48.18; 3. Notre Dame (Noel Keran, Liam Arnzen, Trent Pruden, Caleb LeGrand) 1:56.92
200 freestyle relay -- 1. Nick Landewe (ND) 1:59.49; 3. Cody Griggs (SL) 2:07.11; 4. Vincent Klueppel (ND) 2:15.82
200 individual medley -- 2. Joey LeGrand (ND) 2:23.96; 3. Patrick Hodges (ND) 2:26.52
50 freestyle -- 1. Drew Barber (ND) 22.87; 4. Caleb LeGrand (ND) 24.29; 7. Joshua Wydra (SL) 25.25
100 butterfly -- 1. Connor Hux (ND) 58.18; 2. Trent Pruden (ND) 1:01.15
100 freestyle -- 2. Liam Arnzen (ND) 57.12; 5. Cody Griggs (SL) 59.53; 6. Jack Klueppel (ND) 1:00.56
500 freestyle -- 1. Nicholas Hux (ND) 5:02.45; 2. Drew Barber (ND) 5:10.03
200 freestyle relay -- 2. Notre Dame (Liam Arnzen, Caleb LeGrand, Joey LeGrand, Nick Landewe) 1:38.52; 4. Notre Dame (Noel Keran, Trent Pruden, Patrick Hodges, Connor Hux) 1:44.80
100 backstroke -- 1. Jack Klueppel (ND) 1:07.11; 2. Trey James (ND) 1:07.16; 4. Joshua Wydra (SL) 1:09.22
100 breaststroke -- 2. Joey LeGrand (ND) 1:12.80; 5. Liam Arnzen (ND) 1:18.06
400 freestyle relay -- 2. Notre Dame (Drew Barber, Nick Landewe, Noel Keran, Nicholas Hux) 3:29.09; 4. Notre Dame (Trey James, Vincent Klueppel, Patrick Hodges, Jack Klueppel) 4:09.34
Oak Ridge senior Tanner Schamburg posted a 13th-place time of 18 minutes, 9.69 seconds to help lead the BlueJays to fourth place in the boys' division at the Clayton Invitational on Friday at Shaw Park in the suburban St. Louis area.
Junior teammate Phillip Marshall wasn't too far behind Schamburg in 18th place at 18 minutes, 20.79 seconds as Oak Ridge landed 23 points behind Festus and 52 points ahead of Christian Brothers College Preparatory School.
Team Scores -- 1. St. Louis University High 47; 2. Clayton 63; 3. Festus 111; 4. Oak Ridge 134; 5. Christian Brothers College Preparatory School 186; 6. Orchard Farm 210; 7. Arcadia Valley 224; 8. DeSoto 227; 9. Affton 243; 10. Windsor (Imperial) 268; 11. University City 273; 12. North County 286; 13. Bishop DuBourg 292; 14. Jefferson (Festus) 298; 15. Warrenton 309
OAK RIDGE -- 13. Tanner Schamburg (18:09.69); 18. Philip Marshall (18:20.79); 24. Mason Keith (18:29.85); 40. Justin Ward (19:03.54); 56. Bryce Hahs (19:46.98); 88. Eli Sachse (21:11.68); 97. Logan Dewitt (21:49.43)
--From staff reports